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Churchill Hospital

Churchill, MB - Governed by a community board representing a broad section of the population, Churchill Regional Health Authority Inc. provides a wide range of medical, dental and outreach services. The in-patient area has 25 acute and six extended care beds. Three full-time resident physicians enjoy modern support systems and equipment, including an operating room and delivery suite, laboratory, x-ray and pharmacy.

Outreach services are provided, and offer a multidisciplinary approach to health care. Churchill Health Centre also acts as the referral base for the 7,000 people living in the Kivalliq region of Nunavut.

Norway House Hospital

Norway House, MB is a progressive community situated at the fork of the Nelson River and Playgreen Lake at the northern tip of Lake Winnipeg. The reserve has a booming fishing industry and offers tourists outdoor adventure amid a thriving community complete with a shopping mall and hospital which has six in-patient beds.

The clinic underwent renovations in 2011 which included the upgrade of 12 examination rooms, treatment and triage rooms, upgrading of washrooms, new flooring, cabinets, and paint. The hospital has a laboratory, X-ray, on-site pharmacist and social services.

The community is connected to Winnipeg year-round by daily flights and an all-weather road.

Percy E. Moore Hospital

This 16-bed, four-bassinet facility is situated in Manitoba's Interlake region in Hodgson MB, 192 kilometers North of Winnipeg. The region is made up of the First Nations communities of Peguis, Fisher River and Kinonjeoshtegon (Jackhead) as well as the farming communities of Fisher Branch and Hodgson. The total population served is approximately 10,000 with resident physicians, a full-time pharmacist and social workers providing health care services.

Nursing stations

There are 12 Manitoba communities staffed by nurses who act as primary caregivers. Family physicians fly or drive in to these communities and act as consultants to the nurses.

  • East side of Lake Winnipeg

    • Azaadiwi-ziibiing (Poplar River)
    • Bawingaasi-ziibing (Pauingassi)
    • Mememwi-ziibiing (Berens River)
    • Mishi-baawitigong (Little Grand Rapids)
    • Miskosipi (Bloodvein)

  • West side of Lake Winnipeg

    • Chemawawin
    • Misipawistik (Grand Rapids)
    • Mosakahiken First Nation (Moose Lake)

  • North of Lake Winnipeg

    • Dahlu T’ua (Lac Brochet)
    • Kisipakakamak (Brochet)
    • Mathias Colomb (Pukatawagan)
    • O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation (South Indian Lake)
    • Tes-He-Olie (Tadoule)
    • York Factory

  • Island Lake communities

    • Kistiganwacheeng (Garden Hill)
    • Mithkwamepin Thaakkahikan (Red Sucker Lake)
    • Minithayinikam (St. Theresa Point)
    • Waasikamaank (Wasagamack)


  • Kivalliq

    Eight hamlets located in the Kivalliq Region of Nunavut are visited by medical specialists and the Medical Rehabilitation Services Program team.

    • Arviat
    • Baker Lake (Qamani’tuaq)
    • Chesterfield Inlet (Igluligaarjuk)
    • Coral Harbour (Salliq)
    • Naujaat (Repulse Bay)
    • Rankin Inlet (Kangiqtiniq)
    • Sanikiluaq
    • Whale Cove (Tikirarjuaq)
  • Qikitani

    • Apex
    • Arctic Bay (Ikpiarjuk or Tununirusiq)
    • Clyde River (Kangiqtugaapik)
    • Grise Fiord (Ausuittuq)
    • Igloolik
    • Iqaluit
    • Kimmirut
    • Kinngait (Cape Dorset)
    • Pangnirtung
    • Pond Inlet (Mittimatalik)
    • Resolute Bay (Qausuittuq)
    • Qikiqtarjuaq
    • Sanirajak (Hall Beach)
  • Kitikmeot

    • Cambridge Bay (Iqaluktuuttiaq)
    • Gjoa Haven (Uqsuqtuuq)
    • Kugaaruk
    • Kugluktuk
    • Taloyoak

Jordan's Principle

Through the Jordan's Principle program, which makes sure all First Nations children living in Canada have access to the products, services and supports they need when they need them, Ongomiizwin – Health Services provides services to the following communities: 

  • Bunibonibee Cree Nation (Oxford House)
  • Kisematawa(Shamattawa First Nation)
  • Manto Sakikan (God's Lake Narrows First Nation) 
  • Mosakahiken First Nation (Moose Lake)
  • Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (Nelson House)
  • Opaskwayak Cree Nation OCN (The Pas)
  • O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation (South Indian Lake)
  • Sapotaweyak Cree Nation (Shoal River)
  • Tataskweyak Cree Nation (Split Lake)
  • Wuskwi Sipihk Cree Nation (Indian Birch)

Contact us

Ongomiizwin – Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
P122 Pathology Building
770 Bannatyne Ave
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3W 0W3